Dick Wolf Net Worth
Dick Wolf net worth: Dick Wolf is an American producer, television show creator and writer who has a net worth of $350 million. Dick Wolf is probably most famous today for having created the "Law & Order" television franchise. Dick Wolf was born on December 20, 1946. He attended Phillips Academy with George W. Bush, and then graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1969. He originally worked in advertising as a copywriter at Benton & Bowles while writing screenplays in hopes to break into the film industry. He moved to Los Angeles a few years after meeting struggling screenwriter Oliver Stone, and subsequently had three of his screenplays produced. One of these, Masquerade, starring Rob Lowe, was particularly well received. He also held a position as a staff writer on the television series Hill Street Blues, where he received his first Emmy nomination. In 2012 alone, Wolf earned over $70 million.
From Hill Street Blues, Dick Wolf moved to the show Miami Vice, where he was supervising producer. Miami Vice brought him great success, but nothing like that of his future series Law & Order. Law & Order has been nominated for the most consecutive Emmy Awards of any show in history. Wolf is the creator and executive producer of Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Law & Order: UK. He is also the creator and executive producer of the real-life case chronicle show Crime & Punishment.
Wolf also produced the short documentary Twin Towers in 2003, about two brothers who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. In addition, he has won many awards for his work, most notably from the Banff Television Festival, NATPE, Anti-Defamation League, Entertainment Industries Council, New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Publicist's Guild of America, and the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America. On March 29, 2009 Dick Wolf received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.